Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In aviation terms, it's the centre of the world. One third of the world's population lives within a 4 hour flight of Dubai International Airport, and two thirds live within 8 hours. It's for this reason that Emirates has been able to create a super-hub in Dubai, connecting passengers flying to destinations all over the world. If you're flying … [Read more...]
Stopover Guides is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips and recommendations for stopovers at various airports such transport to the airport/city, things to do at the airport, where to stay, best airport lounges etc.
When travelling to Europe to/from Australia you will almost certainly have a stopover. For example, QF1, stops in Singapore in both directions.
As the Peruvian capital and largest city in this wonderful South American country, Lima is the gateway to Peru. It's also a hub for Oneworld's LATAM Airlines, and Avianca Peru of Star Alliance. Almost all visitors to Peru will arrive and depart through Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) in Lima. This includes visitors to Machu Picchu - Peru's most-visited tourist … [Read more...]
London Heathrow Airport is the gateway to the UK and, if you're flying Qantas, the gateway to Europe. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic both use London-Heathrow as a hub, and Heathrow Airport is currently the only European airport that Qantas flies to. If you're flying Qantas to Europe, you will probably have a London stopover after arriving from either Singapore or … [Read more...]
The capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo is a cultural delight. It's also a hub for Oneworld member Sri Lankan Airlines, which offers free transit accommodation in Colombo if you have a long layover. Whether you’re just in transit or staying for a few nights, this AFF guide will help you to make the most of your Colombo stopover! How to get from Colombo Airport to the city By far … [Read more...]
A hub for Thai Airways, Bangkok is a popular stopover point for Australians travelling to Asia or Europe. This buzzing metropolis is also a fantastic destination in its own right. Are you planning one night in Bangkok (or perhaps a few more)? This AFF guide will help you to make the most of your Bangkok stopover! Note that there are two international airports in Bangkok. … [Read more...]